Midland County Man Arrested After Long Standoff With Police

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY -  A man is in trouble with the law after a long standoff with Midland County authorities. 

Robert Gray is facing charges of Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon and Felony in Possession of a Firearm.

A neighbor told deputies that gray had been shooting outside his home in the 6400 block of County Road 1285.

As authorities drove by the home Gray shouted at them that they better take him out with a sniper. Then walked up to the front door.

That's when he fired one round at deputies, then stayed inside for about 4 hours.

When authorities searched the home, they found 2, 22 caliber firearms and a  1-38 caliber Smith and Wesson.

 
Gray admitted that he had been drinking a lot that night.


He is currently being held on a 150,000 dollar bond.